New farmers are leaving the suburbs and rat race for a life on the land, and the government is taking notice.
For the first time since 1990, the USDA has updated planting maps based on temperatures. One thing is clear -- the United States is getting warmer.
So what if there haven't been any reports of fetuses in food? An Oklahoma state senator wants to make sure it never happens.
Cutting 249 USDA offices -- half of which are small, local offices -- will only impact their annual spending by one percent.
China is no stranger to food controversy, leaving some consumers wondering if they can trust Chinese foods labeled as "organic."
Beef Products, Inc. discovered injecting waste meat with ammonia killed dangerous germs, making it safe to eat. That made it an economical option for fast food.
Winter farmers' markets have increased nationwide in the past two years, bringing more local and fresh produce no matter the season.
According to a study commissioned by Food Safety News, more than three fourths of the honey sold in American grocery stores is not exactly what bees produce.
The demise of a Farm Bill drafted in secrecy means the next version will go through standard Congressional channels, which has mixed implications for farmers.
In another blow to increase the healthiness of school lunches, pizza sauce is considered a vegetable.
Farmers sold nearly $5 billion dollars worth of local produce in 2008, and that number is expected to rise.
The USDA issued a recall Tuesday after a routine test found E. coli O157:H7 in beef from a California firm.
New FDA requirements could stop outbreaks -- like the recent listeria linked to cantaloupe -- before they start.
AquaBounty has received federal funding to genetically modify its salmon a move which has environmentalists up in arms.
A major beef recall is underway after E. coli was found in frozen beef sent to Georgia school districts. So far no contaminated meat has been served, says USDA.
360 pounds of possibly undercooked chicken have been recalled from Wisconsin's Roundy's Supermarkets.
Nearly one in three households categorized as "food insecure" had to cut back or alter their eating habits for lack of food.
In a move applauded by food safety advocates, the USDA has announced ground beef will not be sold if it tests positive for six additional strains of E. coli.
Extreme heat has damaged this year's corn supply, and it could translate to higher food prices down the road.
Another 185,000 pounds of ground turkey have been recalled after a strain of salmonella was found at the same plant where a recall took place in August.